Food is one of the wonderful things in life that we need to survive, and in fact, a well-balanced diet is what gives us the energy to carry on through the day. Additionally, certain foods can impact your health, both physical and oral. Indeed, we all know that items such as sugars should be consumed in moderation, and a thorough preventive routine practiced so as to provide our smiles with the best chances of success. In today’s blog post, your Leawood, KS dentist would like to discuss the impact of a balanced diet on your smile’s health in lieu of World Food Day, which takes place this Sunday, October 24, 2021.
It goes without saying that routine preventive care is a must if you are looking to maintain a healthy smile for life. What’s more? Your preventive routine should consist of practices that pay attention to various structures contained in the oral cavity, not just your teeth. If you fall short in one or more areas, the chances of developing tooth decay, gum infection, and more increase significantly. In some cases, these issues develop at a faster rate than anticipated, and more extensive treatment is needed. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist discusses the role of root canal therapy in protecting and reinforcing your natural structures.
The last thing you want is for a tooth to become infected or damaged due to tooth decay and bacteria. Indeed, your smile is constantly facing threats to its integrity, and as such, your dentist has likely emphasized the importance of an effective care routine. Though children’s grins are still developing, they should be treated with a similar mindset. Even though younger teeth will eventually fall out and be replaced with permanent adult structures, it is still important to practice an effective routine. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist explains why it is important to encourage effective dental care for your children, and how you can help them get excited about their smiles.
Your oral health is heavily influenced by a variety of factors. Some of these include tooth decay, gum infection, the types of foods or beverages you consume, and so much more. As such, it is imperative you take strides to ensure your smile is well protected. Bear in mind, however, that the list of threats is more extensive than you might expect, and even though you take excellent care of your structures, falling short in any one area of care may just be enough for a major threat to set in. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist discusses the need for restorative dentistry, and how composite fillings offer a number of benefits.
It goes without saying that your smile is one of your greatest assets, and as such, ensuring it is well-cared for and protected is a must. Indeed, a variety of items can influence your oral health, including oral cancer, gum disease, and infection, tooth decay, and so much more. This process warrants the need for thorough preventive care, but sometimes this process is complicated by unique situations, such as the development of uneven or misaligned teeth. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist takes a look at just how impactful your structure’s orientation is in terms of your oral health, as well as how clear aligners can help.
Though the biggest concern for your smile might appear to be the common development of tooth decay and infection, the truth of the matter is that there are many more factors that can also impact your health. What’s more? Some of them – such as the foods you eat and the level of preventive care you practice – may affect your grin in more ways than you think. It is for these reasons that your dentist recommends attending a routine appointment. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist takes a look at the development of oral cancer and explains why we check for it during your six-month visit.
There are many situations that can lead to tooth pain. For example, your wisdom teeth coming in incorrectly can lead to physical damage and pain, just as poor preventive care and treatment can lead to sensitivity and infection. Indeed, these are only a few of the oral health problems you may face in your lifetime, and your grin is constantly fending off a barrage of oral bacteria and other threats as we speak. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist explores the connection between infection and desserts, and offers a few tips to keep in mind with National Dessert Day at hand.
It goes without saying that there are countless avenues for oral bacteria and other oral health concerns to take that can negatively influence your health. Indeed, from the foods and beverages you consume to dental emergencies that can occur at any given time and everything else in-between, there is not a lot that your smile is truly safe from. Another concern to take note of is when your wisdom teeth fail to erupt correctly, which surprisingly enough, also causes oral complications. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist discusses times when you might consider having your wisdom teeth removed, as well as the benefits of doing so with our office.
There are a number of situations that can pose as an obstacle preventing you from attending your dental visits, including dental anxiety or phobia. Indeed, missing one visit may not be the worst situation in the world, especially if you reschedule, however, missing multiple can and will result in serious complications down the line. For some, however, dental emergencies that are not acting upon in a timely manner may be the cause of oral concerns. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist takes a look at what may be considered a dental emergency, as well as what steps you can take to ensure the best outcome for the situation.
It goes without saying that your health, both physical and mental, is of the utmost importance. As a matter of fact, your mental health influences all other aspects of your well-being, including your oral health and smile. It is important to note, however, that dental phobia is a very real phenomenon that can serve as an obstacle to obtaining necessary smile care, and when enough time passes in-between visits, a slew of complications can arise. In today’s blog, your Leawood, KS dentist explores the meaning behind having a dental phobia, as well as how our team can provide care in a manner that promotes a calm and comforting environment.